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Voyages to Antarctica


Customer Stories

Life in a Penguin Colony: Working in the Western Antarctic Peninsula (part 2)

After observing the penguins’ mating and chick-rearing behaviors for several weeks, it’s time to solve another crucial piece of the penguin puzzle:...

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Penguin Poop can Melt Ice for Nurseries

Although penguins are used to their environment, it is still necessary to take precautions to safeguard their breeding habits. Therefore, these...

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Things to do

These are the things you can do or see::

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See the impressive array of wildlife you may encounter::

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Map of Antarctica


Overall rating based on 4 votes

Dale Jacobsen
Blue Ice
by Dale Jacobsen on Antarctica

I had waited a lifetime to do this trip. I hoped it would live up to my expectations. Well, it was so far above and beyond anything I had hoped for, two years later, I am still under its influence. Most likely...

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Pia Can't Stay Still
by Pia Can't Stay Still on Antarctica

Everything from food to ship facilities and expedition staff were above my expectations. my trip was to Antarctica on...

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Aadil Desai

Had the most memorable voyage of my life when we went to Antarctica on board the MV Ortelius, thanks so much to all...

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Daniel Phelps

In January, 2015 I visited the Antarctic Peninsula on Oceanwide Expedition's MV Plancius. Upon return to Ushuaia,...

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Antarctica?

Antarctica is the fifth largest of the seven continents.


What is the time zone in Antarctica?

The time zone in Antarctica is the same as the time zone in New Zealand. GMT + 12 hours.


Is it dangerous to visit Antarctica?

No, the remote location, frozen landscape, and unpredictable weather can make tourism operations in Antarctica tricky, but Oceanwide Expeditions has the right experience, knowledge, and expertise to stay safe in the Antarctic.